Day: April 12, 2020

The Bad Teacher Debate: Losing Labels in Education

A recent quote posted on TeachHUB sparked a thoughtful commentary on how labeling teachers as “good” or “bad” doesn’t solves anything or bring us closer to resolutions that help our teachers, our students, or our schools. Education blogger Steve Moore shares his response to this quote: “Good teachers are costly, […]

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Sneak Peek: Finding Superman Excerpt

Waiting for Superman shined a national spotlight on the major problems facing education while painting a bleak picture of public education and glorified charter schools. The upcoming book Finding Superman reveals the reality behind the claims in Waiting for Superman and explores the untold stories missed by the film with […]

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Teacher Spring Cleaning Guide

While “education” and “reform” may have become dirty words, you can reform your classroom into a sparkling, spic-and-span wonderland with a little spring cleaning. Spring cleaning can encompass many things, including: *literally cleaning out the dirt and clutter that has accumulated over the school year*welcoming in the new season indoors, […]

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Using Movies to Increase Student Learning

In past English classrooms, students often looked forward to the end of literature units. Once the final test was over, they knew the teacher would bring in the video version of the book – giving students a two day break to sleep, pass notes to friends, finish homework for other […]

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Science Fair Video Guide for Students

Science Fair Tips for Students Created by high school student Kevin Temmer, this animated video is an excellent way to get students ready to complete a science fair project. The 15-minute video is a super student-friendly, step-by-step guide to science experiments that will ease science fair stress for students of […]

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Using Improvisation for Differentiated Instruction

It was almost 20 years ago that I attended a National Endowment for the Humanities program for teaching Shakespeare through performance as an inner city high school teacher. It was at this institute that I learned how critically important it was for students to learn creatively and kinesthetically. We are […]

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BYOD, BYOA AND THE FUTURE OF WORK

The other day I was with a team from a large multinational company. The team was preparing a presentation for the executive committee, and one of the team members proposed using a presentation tool he liked and was good with. But the other team members pointed out that the tool […]

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Teaching Strategies: We’re All In This Together

Today on TeachHUB.com, frequent contributor Jordan Catapano pens an inspirational piece on how perfect strangers can inspire and help each other in tricky situations. By using Twitter, Jordan not only learned the answer to his specific educational question, he was reminded of an important academic tenet amongst teachers: “We’re all […]

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